"THURSDAY JANUARY 13, 2000 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2000
Tony Feher makes sculptures from everyday consumer detritus such as polyethylene shopping bags and plastic soft drink bottles, Feher employed one of his favorite materials – molded Styrofoam used for packing electronics – to create a site-specific installation at Storefront. Arranged in a grid on the floor, sometimes singly, sometimes stacked, these white forms, designed to fill negative space, became positives resembling architectural models. The ephemerality of the objects and the innocuous materials they were made of, stood in contrast to the solidity of architecture and the valuation of art. Feher draws on the tradition of Marcel Duchamp’s ready-mades and that of minimal artists such as Carl Andre, to question what we often forget to ask and reveal the latent possibility in seeing what already exists."
Sony Alpha-A7r II (Control)
Box IA1: 38
ABBYY FineReader 11.0 (Extended OCR)
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